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WHO Identifies Mu Covid-19 Variant As Variant Of Interest

The WHO's variant of interest designation suggests that the strain has genetic changes that may affect virus characteristics. The post WHO Identifies Mu Covid-19 Variant As Variant Of Interest appeared first on Zenger News.

Zimbabwe To End Child Marriages Following Death Of 14-Year-Old During Childbirth

A law that gave parents and guardians power to consent to marriage of a minor is being reviewed. The post Zimbabwe To End Child Marriages Following Death Of 14-Year-Old During Childbirth appeared first on Zenger News.

Bacon Bad: China Faces Surge In African Swine Fever

Threat to the world's biggest consumers of pork. The post Bacon Bad: China Faces Surge In African Swine Fever appeared first on Zenger News.

Surging Covid-19 Cases Overwhelm Algerian Hospitals

Public hospitals have run out of oxygen as the highly transmissible Delta variant of Covid-19 ravages the country. The post Surging Covid-19 Cases Overwhelm Algerian Hospitals appeared first on Zenger News.

Stung By Covid-19 ‘Vaccine Apartheid’, African Nations Build Own Vaccine Factories

Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda are setting up vaccine factories using mRNA technology. The post Stung By Covid-19 ‘Vaccine Apartheid’, African Nations Build Own Vaccine Factories appeared first on Zenger News.

Botswanan President Terms Covid-19 Covax Facility A ‘Scam’

Officials say the country has contributed more than $10.3 million to the Covax facility but received few doses.  The post Botswanan President Terms Covid-19 Covax Facility A ‘Scam’ appeared first on Zenger News.

Over 800 Ugandans Injected With Water In Covid-19 Vaccination Scam

Scammers charged between $22 and $141 for a single bogus shot. The post Over 800 Ugandans Injected With Water In Covid-19 Vaccination Scam appeared first on Zenger News.

Ugandan Parents Fear Covid-19 Pandemic Lockdown Will Spur Teen Pregnancies 

Over 2,300 school girls were impregnated during first lockdown between March and September 2020.  The post Ugandan Parents Fear Covid-19 Pandemic Lockdown Will Spur Teen Pregnancies  appeared first on Zenger News.

Ghanaian School Girls Tackle Covid-19 With Touchless Sanitizer Dispenser Invention

Their innovation came days after 136 students of Achimota School in Accra tested positive for Covid-19 on July 4, 2021. The post Ghanaian School Girls Tackle Covid-19 With Touchless Sanitizer Dispenser Invention appeared first on Zenger News.

Cycling For Sanitary Pad Earns Kenyan Woman International Recognition

Milka Hadida was honored with the Florence Nightingale medal for her initiative in helping keep girls in school. The post Cycling For Sanitary Pad Earns Kenyan Woman International Recognition appeared first on Zenger News.

‘My Children Are Determined To Kill Me’: Plight Of Kenya’s Elderly Accused Of Witchcraft

Witchcraft allegations are often leveled at the elderly on Kenya's coast, a guise used by family members to dispossess them. The post ‘My Children Are Determined To Kill Me’: Plight Of Kenya’s Elderly Accused Of Witchcraft appeared first on Zenger News.

Kenyan Doctor Ditches Medicine, Finds Success In Fitness And Adventures Firm

Taii Odero pursued medicine out of peer pressure, but a stint as gym trainer as a university student led him in another direction. The post Kenyan Doctor Ditches Medicine, Finds Success In Fitness And Adventures Firm appeared first on Zenger News.

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